Cannot Start apache No space left on device
Posted by PremiumReseller.com on 06 October 2008 11:18 PM
Sometimes Apache refuses to start. When this happens sweat instantly appears on your forehead because without apache running none of your website's are available. Here are some things you can try based on problems we've come across. Hitting the reset switch isn't the solution and not something you should do when you come across a problem like this.
How to start apache
The correct way to start, stop or restart apache is by using the apachectl program
Checking Apache configuration
Apachectl can also be used to check the apache configuration with command
Check the Apache error logs
Take a look at the error logs (usually "/var/log/httpd/") and see if you can find what's causing the problem.
Or run tail -20 /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log
(98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:443
This is caused by one or more processes running on the 443 (secure socket) port. To fix this problem first find the process ID's that are running on port 443:
Apache will not start. Error log contains: